Getting started WordPress Website with Bluehost

Akanksha Raghav
3 min readMay 28, 2021


This blog will help you get started with Bluehost hosting. So let’s get started.

First of all, create your account on Bluehost.
To create an account go to: and click on login.
Enter your details and select your plan.

Registering your Domain

Subsequent to choosing a plan, you’ll result in these present circumstances screen. Particularly in the event that you picked the Basic arrangement, I enthusiastically suggest you register your space in this progression. In the event that you click “Avoid this progression”, things can get confounding because of how Bluehost handles your “essential” area (and despite the fact that I’m theorizing here a piece — it appeared as though the Bluehost Dashboard didn’t have the foggiest idea how to deal with a record without an appointed space, however, these subtleties are superfluous on the off chance that you simply accept my recommendation here).

You will then be asked to fill out your payment info. Specifically, let’s focus in on the following section:

A couple of things to note here. First, you’ll notice that your “Account Plan” changes prices based on the term. These prices are locked in for the entirety of the term, and then they will fall back to regular pricing.

Secondly, you will see that I have selected Domain Privacy, but nothing else. I think this is a good default for most people.

Onboarding Process

After you have made your payment, you will go through an onboarding process.

I propose choosing similar alternatives I accomplish for tracking with the instructional exercise, yet you don’t need to. Additionally, note that NOTHING done during the onboarding can’t be changed later. Everything is modifiable. Here are the alternatives that I chose:

Stage 1: “No Help Needed”

Stage 2: “Avoid this progression”

Stage 3: I checked the “Blog” and “About Me” alternatives

Stage 4: Put your own site name and slogan. This is the thing that will appear in query items on Google (and can be changed later).

Stage 5: I chose the “Neve” free WordPress subject. In case you’re searching for an amazing premium subject, I energetically suggest Avada. It is the thing that I use on my principle Golf WordPress site. On the off chance that you decide to buy it, you can set it up later, so don’t stress over it right this second!

Whenever you have that done, you should see the welcome page in your Bluehost dashboard. We will skirt the recommended ventures here since I will show you them in more detail all through the instructional exercise.

Verify your Domain Name

The primary thing you need to do is affirm your space name. ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is an association that keeps a major data set called the “WHOIS” information base. This is a public data set with data about each space enlisted on the web. This data set has contact data for the proprietor of every space. Since we purchased security insurance for our space here, no close-to-home subtleties are shared through this data set, however, your own information will be shared for the web to check whether you don’t buy protection.

To check your area name, just go to the email that you enrolled it with and click the confirm button

CONGRATULATIONS!! you have successfully onboarded onto your Bluehost dashboard.



Akanksha Raghav

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